Gabonese Judokas Aim for Redemption and Qualification for Paris 2024 Olympics

After the bitter failure at the last African Games in Accra, the Gabonese judokas resumed competition in the hope of qualifying for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

Fernand Nkero (-66kg), Virginie Aymard (-48kg), Junior Kouamba (-81 kg) and Karene Agono Wora (-78kg) take part in the Luanda Open (Angola), a competition which sees the participation of 150 athletes coming from three continents (Africa, South America and America).

Entered in the 32nd final, Fernand Nkero passed three rounds before falling in the semi-final. He will nevertheless win the bronze final, qualifying for the next World Championships which will take place next May in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates). Virginie Aymard also won the bronze medal after initially winning her two fights. Before falling in the semi-final. And to take his revenge in the final for the bronze medal. Today Agono Wora and Junior Kouamba get on the tatami.

Willy NDONG

Libreville/Gabon

2024-04-07 09:44:41
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